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Synonyms for dowdyˈdaʊ di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dowding, Hugh Dowding, Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, Dowdy(noun)

    British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)

    Synonyms:
    pandowdy

    Antonyms:
    stylish, fashionable

  2. dowdy, pandowdy(adj)

    deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust

    Synonyms:
    pandowdy, dowdy

    Antonyms:
    fashionable, stylish

  3. dowdy(adj)

    lacking in smartness or taste

    Synonyms:
    frumpish, frumpy

    Antonyms:
    stylish, fashionable

  4. dowdy, frumpy, frumpish(adj)

    primly out of date

    Synonyms:
    dowdy, frumpish, frumpy

    Antonyms:
    fashionable, stylish

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dowdy

    Synonyms:
    dirty, disorderly, negligent, rough, rude, slouchy, slovenly, soiled, uncared for, unkempt, untidy

    Antonyms:
    clean, cleanly, dapper, natty, neat, nice, orderly, prim, spruce, tidy, trim

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dowdy

    Synonyms:
    a. slovenly (in dress), ill-dressed (applied to women)


Translations for dowdy

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  • mauton, tyylitön, nuhjuinenFinnish
  • vieux jeuFrench
  • безвкусный, немодный, неэлегантныйRussian

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